Thursday, March 6, 2008

I'm So Loved

My mom called me to check on my progress with this nasty cold. Through a raspy voice I told her how hard I was taking the announcement of Favre's retirement. So hard, in fact, that it even surprised me. After all no one died. This is just football we are talking about. Mom laughed and suggested that perhaps my reaction to the news is more about this crazy funk-like depression I've been in the past few weeks, and not really about the announcement.

I agreed that, yes, that did make sense. I have been a bit depressed lately. And, as we all know, a box of Girl Scout Cookies will only get you so far. There is only so much freezing cold weather, never-ending snowstorms, gray-gloomey days, and family illnesses one can take.

So I said, "I suppose you're right. I have been feeling a bit depressed lately. Every time it snows I feel like chucking myself out of a window."

Without missing a beat Tommy says, "How 'bout dat window, mom?"

35 comments:

Brittany said...

ha ha ha Tommy!!! What a character! did you burst out laughing? I think I would have!

Feel better, soon! Winter is almost over! :)

Daryl E said...

Oh that Tommy ..

Cheer up .. have another box or two of cookies and soon the sun will shine daily and it will be so hot and ucky you will wish for winter ... well at least for less heat.

Feel better soon

wright said...

Ha - he's just a stinker! Too funny!

Hope you start to feel better soon!

Julie Pippert said...

Oh the love...sometimes it is just too helpful. LOL

I bet he was thinking that'd be a bit of excitement...because you know, to them, life is like a cartoon...

Hey it's been ages since I even had any ties to Madison and I feel sad about Favre.

(I'm reading, just no time to get in all my comments!)

Hang in there and you know a warm sunny place to go if you ever need. :)

The Immoral Matriarch said...

LOL! He's so helpful!!

Dawn said...

Your Tommy sounds like quite a funny little character.

Kelly said...

I'm with your mom, all this nasty weather and sickness going around is depressing and getting that one day of nice weather last weekend made it worse b/c it teased us!! We're expecting nasty weather this weekend too. :(

Hang in there, spring has to be coming soon right??

Chrissy said...

That kid is quick.

Hope the sun shines on you soon.

maggie's mind said...

Too funny. We all love you :)

Tonya said...

I'm right there with you on the sickness and funk! You got to love kids, too funny.

just jamie said...

I say, hit the cookies and Captain again...

Okay, maybe not. Hope some sunshine and healthy days come your way!

just jamie said...

P.S. Added you to my blogroll, hope that's okay?!

Holly said...

Too cute! I hope you're better soon. Eat more cookies! That will help.

Kelly said...

That must have made you smile,huh?
I'm in a funk myself. We should kick it. I'll bring the sweets, you bring the shots, we'll stay clear of open windows, tho.

krissy said...

I so know what you mean! I have been sick to death of this crazy ass weather.

And today my daughter is home after puking all night and now my stomach is lashing out! So, here we go again!!!!

Oh, and the dog is sick too!

But I love you girl......and I have whined to each and every person that will listen to me about my Farve retiring! I just don't want him to go....he still has game in him. And who the hell ever said that mid 30's was too old to play football! Geesh!

Get out of your funk, go to a tanning bed and dream of nice warm, tropical weather. It helps, I swear!!!

Cara said...

Hang on, Spring will come. In the meantime cookies can help. I agree with krissy, maybe a couple of trips to a tanning bed might help.

Nissa said...

I think we've all had about enough of winter, Kathryn! Spring had better come soon!

Are you starting to feel any better?

Anne said...

Before you chuck yourself out the window, can you make me one of those Captains and Diets and slide it on over to the pump room?

I feel ya, I have been so depressed and just blah that I haven't even been blogging much.

Hope you are feeling better soon!

Elaine A. said...

I love 'dat kid!! ROTFL!!

Mandy said...

Hope you feel better soon!!!

Ashley said...

haha! Tommy rocks. I do hope you feel better soon, sweetie! How about the tanning bed? I went the other day and it was all warm...and ahhh...(I swear I'm only going for a couple of months...I don't want to be lobster-fied when we go to Jamaica in May) :)

Kathryn said...

Hey all! Thanks for all the loverly comments. Yup. Tommy is a little turd bird. Stinker.

Just wanted to add that I have been going to the tanning bed every once in a while. It does seem to work for the 15 minutes of warmth and quiet that I am in the bed. My question is, what am I supposed to do with the other 23 hours and 45 minutes of the day that drive me crazy?
;)

Kristen said...

Hoping for some sunshine your way really soon. :-)

I think you need a shopping spree!

*hugs*

Golightly said...

And here I thought you were just feeling the love of the blogger world because we have posted our condolences for your football loss. Then I got to the end! Hilarious!

Hope you're feeling better soon, Spring is coming!

The UnMighty said...

So which window did you choose?

suchsimplepleasures said...

that kid...hilarious!!
sorry you are so upset about your guy...
my hubby just informed me, after i told him how upset you are...there are a lot of detroiters in mourning over favre, too!! so...you aren't alone in your grief!!
feel better honey!!
xoxo

david mcmahon said...

When one box of cookies fails ... try two!!

Tommy, you must be a blood relative of my own irreverent son!!

meagan@meplusthree.us said...

Lol! How funny! Hey I take football more than serious also though. :) I am a Steelers fan though, hehe!

Kellan said...

Oh, those kids!!!! That was funny though - that had to make you smile! I'm sorry you have been down - I hope the sun shines for you soon and melts all that darn snow!!

Thanks so much for stopping by and thank you for the prayers for our precious baby. We are hoping for the best, of course, and appreciate all the prayers. See you soon - Kellan

OHmommy said...

Hmmmm... seems everyone has been a litle down.

Hope you feel better soon. As soon as I heard of Brett retiring, I thought of you. I did. :)

anglophilefootballfanatic said...

I still say you did right in the jack and coke & cookies.

I think you are loved. He was being really supportive of you. Mine told me today was Christmas?! See, he isn't supportive. He just wants presents.

Nap Warden said...

So bummin' about Brett:( Hope you are feeling better....

wheelsonthebus said...

How very helpful of him.

krissy said...

I'm missing my Farve already!

I've watched every video on youtube about my husband...em I mean....quarterback!

And oh yeah, the Matt Damon and Ben Afflec video cracked me up. Especially to see all the stars get involved. Especially Cameron Diaz....she is my fav actress.

krissy said...

BTW...partywithkrissy@partygals.biz

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